Local Government (Water Pollution) (Amendment) Act, 1990

Amendment of section 26 of Principal Act.

18.—Section 26 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the insertion of the following subsection after subsection (3):

“(4) (a) Regulations under this section may require persons to take such steps as may be specified in the regulations to secure compliance with quality standards standing prescribed under subsection (1) and may contain such incidental, supplementary and consequential provisions as appear to the Minister to be necessary or expedient for the purpose of the regulations (including provisions modifying any provision of the Local Government (Water Pollution) Acts, 1977 and 1990).

(b) Where it is proposed to make regulations under this section modifying a provision of this Act, a draft of the regulations shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas and the regulations shall not be made until a resolution approving of the draft shall have been passed by each such House.”.